Find support in South West

The following services are available

About Youth


Youth work services including open-access youth group, activity programmes, group-work programmes, outreach initiatives and one-to-one support.

Active Steps (The Health Agency and Health All Round)


A programmed designed to support and motivate people to lead healthier, more active lives.

Befriending Service (Oxgangs Care)


Befriending service for older people living in EH10 or EH13

Carers’ Group (The Health Agency)


Weekly carers groups.

Counselling Service (The Health Agency)


Counselling and Cognitive Behaviour Therapry (CBT).

Family Support: Home Visits (Home-Start Edinburgh West and South)


Support for families to create a safe environment at home.

Family Support: Parenting Groups (Home-Start Edinburgh West and South)


Support for families to create a safe environment at home.

Let’s Create (Whale Arts)


A therapeutic art group for women.

One-to-One Peer Support Service (Health in Mind)


A peer support service for people feeling low, stressed, anxious or depression and want to improve their mental health and wellbeing.

People’s Health and Emotional Wellbeing (Space & Broomhouse Hub)


A service for young people experiencing mental health difficulties.

Staying on Track Now (Youth Vision)


A training programme providing long term support for young people to build relationships and moved into adulthood.

Tasting Change (The Health Agency)


A programme is designed to help increase their knowledge on nutrition, improve cooking skills, and promote positive food opportunities for local families and individuals.

Trauma support – Pathways Women (Health in Mind)


Practical and emotional support for women who are survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

Volunteers Supporting Families (VSF) Edinburgh (Volunteering Matters)


Volunteer support for families facing a range of life challenges.

Westerhaven (The Health Agency)


Specialist support services to those affected by cancer and long-term conditions such as Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and long COVID-19.

Willow Gardening Group (The Health Agency)


A programmed designed to support and motivate people to lead healthier, more active lives.

Women’s Wellbeing (Health in Mind)

Health in Mind



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